• Early Years Funding Summer Headcount – Deadline today

    Summer Term Headcount Week was 29th April to 5th May 2018. Please see here for some more information about the Summer Headcount. The deadline for completing your Headcount Claim on the Provider Portal is today (Friday 11th May). Printed Headcount Claim forms can be completed with parents signatures and kept at your setting in case Continue reading →

  • Case Resolution Protocal

    The Devon Children and Families Partnership (DCFP) Case Resolution Protocol sets out how significant case disagreements will be managed within the DCFP. It seeks to be more than an escalation procedure – essentially it sets out an approach to resolving conflict and to ensure children’s needs remain at the heart of all we do.

  • MASH Enquiries Parental Consent

    This is a reminder that when submitting an enquiry to MASH you will need parental consent, unless to do so would put the child at greater risk. If  you are unsure about the risk to the child of speaking to the parent, you can get advice from the MASH consultation line 0345 155 1071 or Continue reading →

  • Ivybridge Networking and Presentation Event

    Please see details of the next Children and Families Networking and Presentation Event being held at Ivybridge Town Hall on Wednesday 23rd May 2018,  1.00pm – 3.00pm. The event is a great opportunity to meet the team and representatives from other local  organisations working in the Children and Families sector and discuss services available. We Continue reading →

  • Paediatric First Aid – Newton Abbot

    There are still places available on the Paediatric First Aid course being held in Newton Abbot on 30th May, 6th, 13th and 20th June from 6-9pm. The cost of this course is £65 per person. Book your place now on DEL: https://devon.learningpool.com

  • Do you have a news story to share?

    Do you have a news story to share? We would love to hear what you have been up to and what you have been learning. If you have a story to share please email digest@devon.gov.uk

  • Update your Digest subscription preferences

    You will have recently received an email asking you to manage your subscription to the Digest. This is to make sure we are compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which is coming into force on 25 May 2018. The email you receive will be from the corporate communications mailbox and will look Continue reading →

  • Early Years Personal Education Plan (EY PEP)

    The Early Years Personal Education Plan (EY PEP) has been launched from Monday 30th April 2018. The system has replaced the current paper system used to monitor the progress made of Children in Care at your School/Provision. The system brings information from the previous terms EY PEPs that have been entered on the system reducing Continue reading →

  • DCFP Child Sexual Abuse Survey

    The DCFP (Devon Children and Families Partnership) needs to gain a clear picture regarding understanding of child sexual abuse. The deadline for the Child Sexual Abuse Survey has been extended. It will take about 12 minutes to complete. We would really appreciate it if you and your staff take a few minutes to complete this Continue reading →

  • Are you interested in becoming a childminder in North Devon?

    If you are thinking about starting a new career as a childminder, then this is the course for you. A Childminder Pre-registration Course is being held in North Devon over a course of 5 sessions. These will be: Wednesday 4th July 9.30am – 4.00pm, Swimbridge – Introduction, welfare requirements, Ofsted Wednesday 11th July 9.30am – Continue reading →